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The Umax SuperMac S900Base (w/ G3), based on the Tsunami architecture, features an uninstalled 250 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3) processor upgrade card 1., 64 MB of RAM, a 4.0 GB hard drive, and a 4 MB IX-Micro Twin Turbo video card in an industry-standard tower case. This model can be upgraded to dual processors.
|Introduction Date:||November 3, 1997||Discontinued Date:||August 31, 1998|
|Processor Type:||PowerPC 750 (G3) 2.||Processor Speed:||250 MHz 2.|
|Processor Upgrade:||Daughtercard 3.||FPU (Integrated):||PowerPC 750 (G3) 2.|
|System Bus Speed:||50 MHz||Backside Bus Speed:||125 MHz|
|ROM Size:||4 MB||Data Path:||64-bit|
|Level 1 Cache:||64k||Level 2 Cache:||1 MB (backside)|
|RAM Type:||70 ns 168-pin DIMM||VRAM Type:||Video card|
|Standard RAM:||64 MB||Maximum RAM:||1040 MB|
|Motherboard RAM:||16 MB||RAM Slots:||8 4.|
|Standard VRAM:||8 MB||Maximum VRAM:||8 MB|
|Standard Hard Drive:||4.0 GB||Int. Hard Drive Type:||SCSI-II 5.|
|Standard CD-ROM:||24X||Standard Disk:||1.44 MB (manual)|
|Standard Modem:||N/A||Standard Ethernet:||AAUI, 10Base-T 5.|
|Case Type:||Tower||Form Factor:||SuperMac S900|
|Exp. Slots:||6 PCI||Exp. Bays (Free):||2 (5.25"), 3 (3.5") 6.|
|Battery Type:||3.6V Lithium||Battery Life:||N/A|
|Built-in Display:||N/A||Supported MacOS:||7.5.3-7.6.1, 8.0-9.0 7.|
|Dimensions:||17.25 x 7.0 x 17.5 8.||Avg. Weight:||28 lbs.|
|Original Price:||$2700, $4000 US 9.||Est. Current Price:||N/A|
Staying clear of legal disputes, Umax required customer
2. A 150 MHz PowerPC 604 processor is pre-installed.
3. ASPD allows the main processor to be replaced by a 604e-family
CPU card, and a second processor can be added with a P-series card.
4. RAM can be interleaved to improve performance.
5. Optional E100 card includes UltraSCSI and 10/100Base-T ethernet.
6. Two 3.5" bays are internal, others are external.
7. MacOS versions beyond 8.1 are not supported officially by Apple.
8. In inches, height x width x depth.
9. Originally, a discount coupon for the uprade card was provided in the
box, making the total system price with card $4000 US. However,
after March 1, 1998, Umax sold this model with the upgrade card.
A. Photo Credit: Umax Computer Corp.